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Azincourt

Author: Bernard Cornwell; Damien Goodwin
Publisher: Bath, England : Oakhill Publishing, ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The legendary battle of Agincourt, fought on October 25th 1415, on St Crispin's Day, is one of the best known battles in English history, in part through the brilliant depiction of it in Shakespeare's Henry V, in part because it was a brilliant and unexpected English victory. It was the first battle won by the use of the longbow - a weapon developed by the English which enabled them to dominate the European  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cornwell; Damien Goodwin
ISBN: 9781846486784 1846486785
OCLC Number: 495569539
Notes: Complete & unabridged.
OCD 266.
Performer(s): Read by Damien Goodwin.
Description: 11 audio discs (CD) (approximately 13 hr., 43 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in. in container
Responsibility: Bernard Cornwell ; read by Damien Goodwin.

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The legendary battle of Agincourt, fought on October 25th 1415, on St Crispin's Day, is one of the best known battles in English history, in part through the brilliant depiction of it in Shakespeare's Henry V, in part because it was a brilliant and unexpected English victory. It was the first battle won by the use of the longbow - a weapon developed by the English which enabled them to dominate the European battlefields for the rest of the century. Bernard Cornwell's Azincourt is a vivid, breathtaking and meticulously well researched account of this momentous battle and its aftermath. From the varying viewpoints of nobles, peasants, archers, and horsemen, Azincourt skilfully brings to life the hours of relentless fighting, the desperation of an army crippled by disease and the exceptional bravery of the English ...

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